Ties that mobilise: the relational structure and wellbeing dynamics of collective action

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Aked, Jody;
(2018)
  • Subject: HM0866 | HM0741

This thesis is about how complex change processes requiring collective action happen. Its concern is with connecting the technicalities of change (doing X to influence Y) to the human factors that move people to act. It draws learning from the efforts of a diverse group... View more
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    1. Introduction.........................................................................................................1 1.1 Introducing this study.................................................................................1 1.2 Research context and motivation ..............................................................2 1.3 Chapter summaries.....................................................................................8

    9. Social interactions as a source of wellbeing in networks................................ 222 9.1 Introduction...................................................................................................222 9.2 Forming an action research group .............................................................. 222 9.2.1 Who took part...........................................................................................222 9.2.2 When we met ...........................................................................................224 9.2.3 The structure of our meetings................................................................... 227 9.2.4 Getting to know each other....................................................................... 228 9.3 From concepts to action areas .................................................................... 229 9.3.1 Tools for generating conceptual clarity ..................................................... 229

    Figure 4 Location of Bohol and map of Carood Watershed ........................................ 63

    Figure 8 Four stages of network development, conceptualised by June Holley and visualised by Kumu ...........................................................................................137

    Figure 9 Networked reciprocity: a fifth stage of network development for latter phases of a governance process................................................................................... 148

    Figure 10 Two common conceptualisations of volunteerism .................................... 149

    Figure 11 Frequency in reported experiences of trust in interactions between volunteers and other network actors ................................................................. 161

    Figure 12 Scaffolding competency-enhancing experiences across social ties in a network .............................................................................................................193

    Figure 13 Permeability between personal and interpersonal spheres in the experience of competency...................................................................................................197

    Figure 14 Frequency and interpersonal orientation of network interactions reported as self-directed by volunteers ................................................................................ 210

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